For their 2015 season, the Great Minnesota Get-Together decided to go big or go home and released a whopping 51 new foods; 40 dishes and 11 desserts. It may seem like an unapproachable task to taste all new foods, and it probably isn’t wise for your wallet or your stomach. So, we’ve taken on the burden.
It’s State Fair time, and there’s no single more important vegetable to the State Fair experience than corn. Glorious corn! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes for you to try at home.
Bagel bakers are hard to find. Here are five who have mastered the methods.
Move over, vanilla. Step aside, chocolate. There’s a new flavor at the Dairy Goodness Bar and it’s sure to be a fairgoer favorite.
Yep, it’s here … well, almost here. The Minnesota State Fair opens on Thursday and I am not prepared at all. Typically I have lists upon lists that cross reference new foods, old favorites and the best route to try it all in one day (or two or three). This year I’m taking a more laid-back approach and instead of rushing from booth to booth, I’m going for the Minnesota Cooks event on Sunday, Aug. 30.
Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so why not go out with a bang this Labor Day with a cookout to remember? Read on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on that last summertime cookout of the season.
Nye’s Polonaise Room will soon be closed, but they are not going down without having a little fun first. They are holding a two-day farewell tent party. You can see the “World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band” Saturday, as well as other live entertainment performances.
Last week, Mike checked out Tattersall Distilling. This week, he visited their cocktail room.
After an udderly successful cow-laboration with Colorado’s Odell Brewing Co. this spring, Red Cow is raising the steaks.
Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival is returning for a second year to Minneapolis’ Loring Park this weekend. The one-day festival, created by the chain of Mexican restaurants in 2011, celebrates local and sustainable food by inviting people to learn more about where their food comes from.
Far from Mexico, these local restaurants still bring the heat.
The last 10 years have been filled with blogging, trying out new recipes and spending a lot of time in the kitchen. My life has revolved around food, gathering ideas and listening to others talk about food. When I dine at a new restaurant with a fellow food lover, we’re often bellied up to the bar to get the inside scoop on what’s good, what’s new and what’s happening.
Weather is a major part of conversation and everyday life here. So it makes sense that a Minnesota brewery would find inspiration in the exact elements that can determine how their brewing may go. Enter Bad Weather Brewing Company.
This Thursday WCCO Mid-Morning took DeRusha Eats to the ‘CCO Rooftop and spoke with chef Erick Harcey of Victory 44.
Breakfast food isn’t just for breakfast anymore.
Every Saturday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he visits Blue Henn and revises his opinion on the “love it or hate it” tonic.
Beat the heat this summer while still enjoying fresh, flavorful dishes. Here are three meals you can whip up on any hot summer night, without ever turning on the stove.
Passengers traveling through Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport could soon have new food and shopping choices.
This delectable, aromatic pressed sandwich originated in Milan. Like its Italian and Italian-American predecessors, the pizza and the sub sandwich, the panini quickly became an American staple. In Italy, the panini was associated with youth oriented pop culture. Then the Mediterranean artisan sandwich became popular in American fast food chains and sandwich shops. Different cultures have adopted the panini as their own. Served up in many ethnic variations, such as the Cubano, the panini is a dinner and diner favorite. Around metro Twin Cities, epicureans are sampling some of the best at chic panini bistros and restaurants.
When we hit the dog days of summer (you know, those summer days with unusually-warm temperatures), frozen treats are oh-so-craveable. Popsicles, fudge bars, ice cream sandwiches, you name it. If it comes from the freezer, count me in. Heck, even snacking on frozen fruit will do the job.
If you’ve eaten at Hola Arepa, Spoon and Stable or Heyday in recent months, you’ve sampled one of the nation’s best new restaurants. According to Bon Appétit magazine, all three are among the 50 best new places to get a meal throughout the nation.
Currently, just two breweries lie within Carver County limits. But with two more just outside the boundaries in western Hennepin County, three different wineries and a distillery, you’ll have more than enough to drink.
Watermelon, outside, on a hot day — it’s pretty refreshing, right? Make a margarita out of it, and you’ve hit upon a bestseller at Salsa a la Salsa — Uptown Minneapolis’s authentic Mexican restaurant.
Chicken wings soar to new flavorful highs in Minnesota.
With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.
They’re heeeeere! The new fair foods have been announced for 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The fair is highlighting 28 new items, so get your checklists ready and see what’s new on the menu this year!
The highly anticipated restaurant by Jim Christiansen, Lorin Zinter and Mike Prickett has finally opened at 27th and Lyndale.
Their motto — good food, good service, no frills. Cook St. Paul opens April 17 in the former Serlin’s Cafe space and they’re hoping to show the neighborhood they’ve got the same values as the old digs.
The people who brought you Crave, figlio, Union and more is now bringing a contemporary twist on Southern cuisine to Uptown. Its newest concept, BoneYard Kitchen and Bar, opened to the public on March 7.